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Jamie Kompon (BEd 1989) to coach for Canada at 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

By Earl Zukerman
Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics

CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.
 

Published: 23Jun2015

Education graduates celebrate Spring Convocation 2015

On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy.  The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.

Published: 3Jun2015

Changes to Tri-Council Open Access Policy

At the recent Faculty Council meeting Maya Kucij, Liaison Librarian at the Faculty of Education, discussed changes to the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy.

The following resources can provide you with further information and clarification regarding the new policy:

Through the McGill Library Services website:

Published: 12May2015

Dr. David Pearsall interviewed about concussions, hockey and helmets

Concussions are a top-of-mind issue in hockey

To build a better helmet is a complex issue, says McGill expert

By Neale McDevitt
Published April 13, 2015, McGill Reporter

Published: 14Apr2015

Education students fêted at 38th McGill sports awards gala

Marika Guérin, Kinesiology major with the Faculty of Education, was named McGill University’s female rookie athlete of the year at the 38th annual varsity sports awards gala. Saint-Lazare’s Kelly Donivan, a 3rd year Secondary English Education major, was named MVP of McGill’s women’s rowing unit.

Published: 14Apr2015

Annual Journey’s End—Journey’s Start is rite of passage for B.Ed. graduates

The annual professional development event Journey’s End—Journey’s Start took place Thursday, April 2nd with events in the Education building and across the campus. Focused on the themes of mindfulness and sustaining delight in teaching, the 2015 edition included five workshops, a reception, and a presentation by the keynote speaker, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher Charity Bryant. As in past years, an inspiring closing address from Associate Dean of Academic Programs Dr.

Published: 9Apr2015

Faculty of Education at McGill's BRAVO Gala

McGill’s annual Bravo gala is a time to celebrate the best of the best in McGill’s research community by recognizing those researchers who have been awarded major provincial, national and international prizes.

This year, Professor Russell Hepple, Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was among those recognized. The Montreal General Hospital Foundation awarded him the 2014 Nesbitt McMaster Award for Excellence in Medicine and Surgery.

Published: 27Mar2015

Movement For Health: Symposium and Meet & Greet

1Apr201517:30
to
20:00
Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

WHAT:
Discover the role of exercise as a form of
management and prevention of chronic disease.
Meet current and future healthcare
professionals and industry leaders.

Congratulations to Soultana Macridis on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis

Congratulations to Soultana Macridis on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis (March 09, 2015), entitled:

“An Ethnographic Evaluation of a Community-Based Participatory Research Project Understanding Community Mobilization and Participation in School Active Transportation Initiatives in the Kanien’kehà:ka Community of Kahnawake, QC.”

Congratulations, Dr. Macridis!  The DKPE is very proud of you and your accomplishment(s)!

Published: 13Mar2015

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